Women's Volleyball Blog | January 2012

Getting to Know Christie Carpenter

Jan 04, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 10:27 am | Updated: January 4, 2012 10:31 am | Permalink

Class: Senior

Position: Outside hitter

Height: 6-1

Academic major: Exercise and wellness

Academic minor: Business

Favorite color: Green (yellow in close second)

Favorite movie: I love too many

Favorite place to eat: My house w/ my mom cooking

Favorite musical: Wicked

Someone you look up to: Everyone in my family

Athlete crush: Dwayne Wade

Favorite actor: Julia Roberts/Ryan Reynolds

Favorite place to travel: La Jolla, Calif.

Something few people know about you: I’m 1/12 Indian.

If you were queen for a day, you would:

Throw a ball.

Favorite quote/motto: “Keep on keeping on.”

When did you decide to come to BYU? As soon as I came out of the womb.

Getting to Know Casey Thurston

Jan 04, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 10:25 am | Permalink

Class: Senior

Position: Outside hitter

Height: 6-1

Academic major: Exercise and wellness

Favorite color: Purple

Favorite movie: Despicable Me

Favorite musical: Phantom of the Opera

Someone you look up to: My mom. She’s smart. :)

Athlete crush: Jordan Thurston. He’s an awesome snowboarder and he’s way HOT!

Favorite actor: Jack Black

Favorite place to travel: Coronado, Calif.

Something few people know about you: I was still born.

If you were queen for a day, you would:

Eat a lot of ice cream and travel with my family.

Top thing you did this summer: Camping with family.

Why did you decide to come to BYU? It is close to family and my brother was here for school.

Getting to Know Camilla Phillips

Jan 04, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 10:22 am | Permalink

Class: Senior

Position: Outside hitter/opposite hitter

Height: 5-11

Academic major: Psychology

Favorite color: Turquoise, purple, black

Favorite movie: The Proposal

Favorite place to eat: Home :)

Favorite musical: Mama Mia

Someone you look up to: My sister, Victoria Phillips-Tuione

Athlete crush: Blake Griffin

Favorite actor: Aishwayra Rai

Favorite place to travel: Hawaii, anywhere my family is.

Something few people know about you: I’m Maori.

If you were queen for a day, you would: Do anything and everything with my family and friends.

Top three things you did this summer: Hiked, spent time w/ nephews and nieces, California.

Why did you decide to come to BYU? It’s close to home and the awesome environment. 

Getting to Know Kimberli Boswell

Jan 04, 2012 - Posted by Rachel Hawks at 10:20 am | Permalink

Position: Middle blocker

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6-2

Academic major: Chemistry education

Favorite color: Bright pink 

Favorite movie: The Princess Bride

Favorite place to eat: My own kitchen

Favorite musical: The Sound of Music

Someone you look up to: My mother

Athlete crush: Any tall, hot guy

Favorite actor: Tony Shaloub

Favorite place to travel: Disneyland

Something few people know about you: I love speaking in accents. :)

If you were queen for a day, you would: Establish world peace.

Favorite quote/motto: Always do your best and you’ll have no regrets.

Why did you decide to come to BYU? BYU is an outstanding school.